RSVP Tale Teller

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RSVP Polk

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Share your joy of reading - become an RSVP Tale Teller volunteer and spend an hour or two a week reading in Kindergarten classrooms.

Studies show that reading aloud is the best way to help children develop word mastery and grammatical understanding, which form the basis for learning how to read.

Attend RSVP Tale Teller training where you will meet other Tale Teller volunteers and receive tips from Polk County Schools' Media Services Coordinator to help you become a more effective reader.

You MUST be 55+ years of age to participate in the project.

As an RSVP Tale Teller Volunteer, RSVP Polk will cover the cost of your Polk County Schools background screen.

RSVP Polk enrollment form available:

https://www.polk-county.net/VolunteerPolk/RSVP

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About RSVP Polk

Location:

1290 Golfview Avenue, PO Box 9005 Drawer HS02, Bartow, FL 33831, US

Mission Statement

RSVP Polk engages people 55 and better in volunteer service to meet community needs and provides a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of volunteers.

Description

Leading Through Experience! You've gained a lifetime of experience. Now is the time to put your skills and talents to good use by volunteering through RSVP. RSVP provides opportunities for people 55 and over to make a difference in their community through volunteer service. RSVP volunteers contribute anywhere from a few to over forty hours a week, serving through schools, community and service organizations, and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs. RSVP offers maximum flexibility and choice to its volunteers. RSVP matches the personal interests and skills of volunteers with opportunities to help solve community problems and offers supplemental accident insurance while on duty, and on-the-job training from the agency or organization where volunteers are placed.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

various locationsBartow, FL 33830

(27.89157,-81.80058)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 or 2 hours/week throughout school year
  • Must pass Polk County Schools Background Screen; belong to RSVP Polk; attend yearly in-service training; complete one shadowing assignment before beginning.

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